Required jobsite postings (OSHA postings, wage postings)

Emergency numbers / contacts posted

Emergency action plan posted / up to date

Jos. Schmitt & Sons Corporate Safety & Health Manual

Fall protection / roof access plan completed and signed by all parties who require roof access

MSDS books

Weekly Toolbox Talks Completed and Submitted to Office

First aid kit onsite and adequately stocked

Fire extinguisher - office trailer


Work areas kept clean and orderly

Break areas kept clean and orderly

Storage areas kept clean and orderly

Gas cans / cylinders stored properly with fire extinguishers present

Adequate lighting

Jobsite free of slips, trips and fall hazards

Jobsite signs posted (Hard hat, safety glasses, no smoking, no trespassing, etc.)

Fire extinguishers evenly dispersed throughout the jobsite (at least 1 every 3,000 sf)


Insulation intact on cords and wiring

Grounding program in place and properly color coded

Temporary lighting guarded

Electrical panels labeled and covered

GFCI protection utilized

Lockout / tagout procedures utilized


Hand tools in good working order

Electrical cords in good working order

All mechanical safeguards in use

Handles not broke / splinter free


Brakes, lights, signals, and alarms operative

Daily inspections filled out

Seat belts worn

Aerial lift - Harnesses and lanyards being used

Cranes - proper setup including distance to power lines

Cranes - ground conditions verified and safe for operation (underground wells, vaults, etc.)

Cranes- swing radius protected - level

Rigging equipment inspected - tag showing


Barricades affixed with proper signage

Floor openings planked or barricaded

Wall, roof openings covered or barricaded

Leading edges guarded


Has Digger's Hotline been called (1-800-242-8511; JSS #5983)

Underground electrical lines marked

Underground gas lines marked

Excavation daily checklist completed

Adequate benching, sloping, and/or trenching in place

Access and egress means provided

Spoil set back at least 2 feet

Is the excavation more than 4ft if so, is it adequately protected and has a confined space permit been filled out


Ladders in good condition

Side rails extend 36 inches above landing

Proper for job and secure

Step ladders fully open when in use

Placement of ladder safe


Is there a scaffold tag and has it been inspected

All scaffolds plumb and level

Are adequate sills and base plates being used

Are metal scaffold planks installed correctly with none extending past their end supports

Are wooden scaffold planks installed past their end supports no less than 6 inches and no more than 12 inches

Are guardrails including top and mid rail in place

To protect from falling objects, are toe boards or area barricaded below

Is fall protection being used in areas where required

Is their a safe access ladder, steps or equivalent means for safe access to the scaffold

Is the scaffold rated for the proper weight capacity


Are hot work permits in order

Fire extinguishers immediately available and inspection tags current

Is a fire watch monitoring the area

Propane tanks - barricade installed - labeled -( flammable,no smoking, fuel type)

Compressed gas cylinders secured- upright- protected from damage

Cutting torch (tanks secured, hoses, etc.)


Hard hats worn

Eye protection being worn and adequate for the work activity

Face shields being used where required

Gloves being worn and adequate for the work activity

Welding hoods being worn in conjunction with safety glasses

Safety harness and lanyards utilized with adequate anchorage points

Hearing protection

Respirators and masks utilized, when needed

High visible clothing in use, when needed


Proper permits filled out

Permits posted at entry

Attendants posted at openings

Atmosphere tested and results documented

Entry Supervisor has classified confined space and authorized entry

Everyone has been properly trained


Subs wearing proper PPE

All subs using safe practices

Site Safety Inspection Report Completed By:
Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.